Rema's Story

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Rema Tolbert was born to Benjamin C. and Josephine L. (Hill) Applegate on December 2, 1927 at Braggs, Ok. She departed this life on January 21, 2017 at the Willowood Care Center in Mustang, Ok. at the age of 89 years.
Rema grew up in Valliant, Ok. In 1947 she married the love of her life Mr. Albert Tolbert in California. They moved to Noble from Valliant in 1965 where they made their home until their deaths.
Rema was a Wife, Mother and Grandmother first and foremost in her life. She loved her family. She also loved the Lord and was of the Free Will Baptist Faith. She was employed with the University of Oklahoma in housekeeping before her retirement.
Rema was an excellent seamstress and an avid gardner. She diligently worked in her vegetable and flower gardens. If she had some earth and water she could make anything grow.
She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband Albert, Daughter Linda Richardson, 2 Sisters and Grandson Jeffrey Alan Gray. Those who survive her include her Daughters; Ellen Tolbert and Sharon Gray, 3 Sisters, 2 Grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren and extended family. The Family thanks Willowood Care and Frontier Hospice for their compassionate care of their sweet Mother.
GRAVESIDE SERVICES: 1:00pm Thursday, January 26th at Noble IOOF Cemetery.
Arranged and Directed By McMahans Funeral Home of Noble
Published on January 24, 2017
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